Art projects are a bit like acting jobs. They don´t grow on trees. Thats why i am really happy I got to act in the trailer for the super Secret Walls Art Battle that is taking place at Radio Beirut tonight!
My character was playing chess against a girl in my scene. My own name, Matias Carlsen, is very similar to the name of norwegian world champion of chess Magnus Carlsen, so it is easy to understand that I am typically been name cast for this role. To have a soft and understanding male playing chess probably reflects on how the scandinavian society is looked upon. I am sure my kind features was also important to the director.
I hope this gig can be a springboard to more important jobs in the future, but if you have any feedback on how I can improve my acting, let me know! Check the video and info about the event below:
Secret Walls is the World’s premier live art battle.
Taking place in many major cities around the world including NYC, London, Tokyo, Amsterdam and now officially launching in Beirut!
After the successful promotional Secret Walls battle in both The Gärten and Ora, we are finally kicking of the SWxBeirut Tournament @ Radio Beirut
.15 events broken down to 8 (1st Rounds), 4 Quarter Finals, 2 Semi Finals, & 1 Final
The rules are simple:
90 min on the clock
Giant blank white walls
One on One battles
Black paint & pens only
No Sketches, no pencils, no references
Straight from the head
GO BIG or GO HOME!
This is Fight Club of the arts
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